Netflix Cancels Remaining Marvel Television Series

In news that’s probably no surprise to anyone, Netflix has cancelled its two remaining Marvel Television series, The Punisher and Jessica Jones. As I’ve said before, whatever the reasons Netflix is cancelling it’s Marvel shows, ratings are only a part of the story (how could they know the trajectory of Jessica Jones, which was successful […]

The Punisher: Season Two – Teaser Trailer

With a second season of Marvel’s The Punisher (as well as a third of Jessica Jones) coming I’m mildly apprehensive about it’s chances. Not because of issues of watchability–though all the Marvel series on Netflix tend to run three episodes too many–but because of what from the outside looks like some sort of power struggle […]

Santa Clara Diet – Official Trailer

Netflix is hitting it out of the park as far as their work producing superhero-based action series is concerned (their pact wirh Marvel Television will soon introduce Iron Fist, The Punisher and The Defenders–though as far as Frank Castle goes, perhaps ‘reintroduce’ would be a better choice of words since he played a prominent role […]

The Second Annual Daredevil-A-Thon Starts Tomorrow!

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is going up later this month, though before that we have the Second season of Marvel’s Daredevil, premiering tomorrow on Netflix. This time Daredevil faces not only The assassins known in the comics as The Hand (we saw hints of them in the first season) but the lethal vigilante known as the […]

The Punisher We Need

For some reason Marvel Comics’ Punisher has been a difficult nut to crack–despite the fact that the character is essentially Paul Kersey (Charles Bronson) from 1974’s Death Wish, a movie that went on to do pretty well at the box office. His first appearance was in New World Pictures 1984 movie The Punisher, and despite the criticism that surrounds that movie, […]

Marvel’s Daredevil, Season 2 Pictures

When I heard that Fox had not only lost the rights to Marvel Comics’ Daredevil, but Marvel Television–not Marvel Studios–had relaunched the character in a 13-episode series on Netflix I have to admit that my interest was definitely piqued. (It’s worth mentioning that I’ve seen Fox’s version, and its biggest shortcoming was that the producers tried to make […]